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Lenovo T430 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Oct 2012
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The rock-solid build and high productivity of the T430 make it the perfect laptop for any business. It's reliable, durable, and designed to work hard in every business environment. More
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A Best Selling Product

Across all laptops, the T430 is one the top selling products currently on the market.

Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The Lenovo T430 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst portable PCs of this age. The PCI Express slot versions of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T430 range from 2 to 3.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The Lenovo T430 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T430.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo T530 which has better reviews.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 (2.7GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T430 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this spec and age. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T430.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430, the Lenovo T430's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the T430 is 2h and the longest is 4,400h. At 9.7 hours, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T430.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of this age and type is 5,900 RPM. The Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the T430.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Front Side Bus

The average processor front side bus of laptops of this age and spec is 1,400MHz. At 1,600 megahertz, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast processor front side bus compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T430.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 is 28MP. The Lenovo T430 has one of the highest front camera resolutions (1,280 megapixel) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the T430 have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz. The Lenovo T430 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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8.2GB Internal Memory Size

The Lenovo T430 has a maximum internal memory size of 8.2GB. That's over two times the internal memory size of a 4.1GB laptop, which is the most frequently found internal memory size.

An 8.2GB internal memory size is in fact the best internal memory size amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst internal memory size across similar types of notebook PC is 2GB.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo T430 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T430 which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T430 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the T430 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The Lenovo T430 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI CX640MX (500GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo T430's hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the T430 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo T430 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over four years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo T430 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo T430 has a relatively typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the T430.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo T430 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the T410 (14.1"), or the L540 (15") both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
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Graphics
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
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Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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Cabling Technology
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3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Secure Key
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Power
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Security
Fingerprint Reader
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Manual
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Energy Star Certified
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i53320, lenovo 2349gw1, lenovo i53320m, lenovo i53320m8gb320, lenovo i53320m8gb320g, lenovo i53320m8gb320gb
Barcodes 00642968333112, 00887037323155, 00887456079275, 00887456196149, 00887456196156, 05060499712360
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